Category: Spadeadam Events

12 Car November 8th

The next 12 car will be November 8th, due to lack of entries in the past, one of the aims of this event is to judge interest amongst club members. So if you wish to see more 12 cars run in the future please…

Countdown Marshals

By Barry Lindsay A very big thankyou to everyone who turned out to marshal on our Countdown Navigation Rally. This year we had 50 signed on marshals covering the 36 time controls, passage controls and Driving standards. Thank you all once again and please…

Countdown Rally 2012

By John Ross, Clerk of Course I would like to express my thanks to all members who assisted in the organisation and marshalling of the Countdown this year. Whilst I know my name is at the top of the organisers list as Clerk of…

Spadeadam April 12 Car

By Dan Haynes So this was it. Three weeks prior I had responded to a text that Jerry Hettrick sent saying ‘Yeah, put me down for that!’ Normally a formality for us, but on this occasion my chosen chariot was sat on my parent’s…

March 12 Car Report

By Paul Allen Crews met up at Westlinton layby on the A7 for the March 12 car organised by Barry Lindsay. It was a cold, windy night with the threat of showers but the roads were mostly dry. The first expert clue looked like…

February 12 Car Report & Results

By Barry Lindsay The February 12 car was organised by Richard Todd and started from the car park at the top of Caldbeck. Five crews set out and four of which set off from the start in the wrong direction not spotting that the…

February 12 car – Little Brown Jug

By Paul Allen 5 or so crews gathered at the Windy Hill car park under the shadow of the Caldbeck Mast. The first section should have included a quick loop down to Ratten Row and back along a narrow yellow, but the start ref…

November 12 Car (Mk III)

By David Love It was a dark, wet and windy night but John’s 12 Car hadn’t been canceled so I arrived in Gretna to marshal in waterproof trousers only to have Caroline mutter something about incontinence and men of a certain age and offering…

November 12 Car Report (MkII)

By Paul Allen After the first 12 car this winter being canceled, it was nice to get 7 entries for John Ross’ event, north of the border. It seemed a long way for me to be coming from Kendal, even more so for Tony from…

November 12 Car (Mk I)

By John Ross For those who want to know where they should have gone MC1-TC1 was via a Tulip section without the balls Took crews out of Gretna and over the Border towards Longtown a quick left toward Solway Moss and back into Scotland…

***October 12 Car***

Thursday 14th October Map 85 & 86 Start 86 / 564618 7.30 for 8.01FC For an Entry Contact: Jerry Hettrick 07966 027364(m)   12 car events : these are navigational events held on public roads at night – all above board and legal. As…

Summer Autotest & BBQ

By Barry Lindsay The third autotest of the year was held at Longpark Farm, with a large stubble field at our disposal. The problem was what do we do with such a large area?! With all ten tests set up on the Saturday afternoon,…